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Talk may refer to:

General uses[edit]

  • Communication, the encoding and decoding of exchanged messages between people
  • Compulsive talking, beyond the bounds of what is considered to be a socially acceptable amount of talking
  • Conversation, interactive communication between two or more people
  • Interaction, face to face conversations
  • Lecture, an oral presentation intended to inform or instruct
  • Speech, the production of a spoken language

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]



  • Talk Talk, a British rock group active from 1981 to 1991



Other arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Computing and technology[edit]


  • talk (software), a Unix messaging program
  • AppleTalk, an early networking protocol designed by Apple for their Macintosh computers
  • Google Talk, a Windows- and web-based instant messaging program

Other computing and technology[edit]

  • Crosstalk, in electronics, any phenomenon by which a signal transmitted on one circuit or channel of a transmission system creates an undesired effect in another circuit or channel; crosstalk is usually caused by undesired capacitive, inductive, or conductive coupling from one circuit or channel to another

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